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    Legal Operations in International Business

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    Details: Lawsuits have been filed regarding the South American electronics plant takeover. Members of the local village brought the legal actions against the corporation in the United States. They claim the company is responsible under the tenets of international law. The corporation has filed cross-claims against the South American government based on negligence.

    Discuss the rights of individuals or businesses who enter a foreign country in the plant situation.
    Explain the traditional law of nations rule (the states of the world imposed on each other the requirement to respect each other's citizens). State responsibility for injuries to aliens is a recognized rule of international law. You should also discuss the current debate about how responsibility is defined and is enforced.
    Go to http://www.ria.ie/cgi-bin/ria/papers/100538.pdf, and read the document States' Due Diligence Obligations with regard to International Non-State Terrorist Organisations Post-11 September 2001: the Heavy Burden that States must bear.

    Scenario:

    ABC Corporation has grown into a successful multinational corporation with gross revenues of $35 billion in the last fiscal year. ABC has operating facilities in the European Union (EU), the United States, People's Republic of China (People's Republic), Asia, South America, and Africa. The company has experienced explosive growth over the last 3 years and has grown from a regional firm to a multinational conglomerate with many international projects currently under way. ABC is planning to construct additional specialty chemical and electronics part production facilities in offshore locations in the near future.

    The original founders of the corporation have become the board of directors and primary shareholders for this corporation and have worked diligently to create a successful mix of products for the corporation including electronics, specialty chemicals, and Internet services in the United States, Asia, People's Republic of China, and Africa. Even though ABC has grown in complexity, the corporation now has a competent and capable corporate legal in-house counsel and management team in place to manage day-to-day operations although the board has insisted on guiding every facet of the business. The board members have taken this hands-on approach to the corporation because they built it.

    Over the last several months, there have been concerns from the management team and in-house counsel about the board's excessive involvement in international negotiations. In an effort to quiet these concerns, the board has engaged you, a recognized expert in the field of international operations and laws, to act as its personal consultant on all projects the board members have undertaken globally. Your job is to advise the board members through memoranda and discussion about the legal risks and consequences they face in the various projects currently ongoing for ABC Corporation.

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1587 words with references.

    //Before writing about the rights of individuals or businesses to enter in foreign market, traditional law of nation's rule, and so on, we have to first of all, summarize the scenario, in order to understand about the business and its scope. We should know in what kind of industry ABC is functioning. So, first of all, we will discuss about ABC Corporation under the heading of Introduction, for example: //

    Memorandum

    Date: November5, 2007

    To: ABC Corporation's board members

    From: XYZ

    Subject: Legal risks regarding various international projects

    ABC Corporation, a successful multinational corporation, wants to construct additional specialty chemical and electronics part production facilities in offshore locations in the near future. The main consideration for the corporation should be protection of intellectual property rights and tax policy followed by it.

    Introduction

    ABC Corporation initially stated from scratch which later on turned out to become a successful global company. It has developed as an international company from a mere local player in the last three years. It has several international projects in line. In house legal counsel and management team the company is also proficient. Boards of directors' play a dynamic role in approximately every facet of the business. They also provide guidance. Excessive board's concern in worldwide negotiations is undergone by the in house counsel and management team because of this. In near future, company is planning to spread out itself by establishing additional specialty chemical and electronics part production facilities in offshore localities. The company plans to increase its area of expertise chemical business, apart from extension program, into the growing markets in Asia and the People's Republic of China.

    //Above, we discussed about the ABC Corporation, which has lately built a specialty chemical plant. As per the directions, now we will talk about individuals and business rights, who have entered in the foreign market.//

    Regarding the South American electronics plant takeover, a claim has been filed against the ABC Corporation. Members of the local village brought the legal actions against the corporation in the United States. They claim that the company is responsible under the tenets of international law. The corporation has filed cross-claims against the South American government based on negligence. After decades of work and discussion on the law of state responsibility, in 2001, the 'Articles on state responsibility' is produced in its final form by the international law commission.

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